The H-SAWH network focuses on the history of women and gender in the U.S. South.

It is sponsored by the Southern Association for Women Historians and co-sponsored by H-Net, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

Recent Content

Author: 
Lorrai Schuyler
Reviewer: 
Jessica Brannon-Wranosky

Brannon-Wranosky on Schuyler, 'Weight of Their Votes'

Lorrai Schuyler. Weight of Their Votes. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 336 pp. Illustrations, maps, tables. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5776-2.

Reviewed by Jessica Brannon-Wranosky Published on H-SAWH (November, 2008) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

A Spark or a Fire?

Author: 
Catherine W. Zipf
Reviewer: 
Molly Varley

Varley on Zipf, 'Professional Pursuits: Women and the American Arts and Crafts Movement'

Catherine W. Zipf. Professional Pursuits: Women and the American Arts and Crafts Movement. University of Tennessee Press, 2007. x + 229 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-601-8.

Reviewed by Molly Varley Published on H-SAWH (October, 2008) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Women as Working Professionals in the Arts and Crafts Movement

Author: 
Marie Tyler-McGraw
Reviewer: 
Hannah Kelley

Kelley on Tyler-McGraw, 'An African Republic: Black & White Virginians in the Making of Liberia'

Marie Tyler-McGraw. An African Republic: Black & White Virginians in the Making of Liberia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. xi + 249 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3167-0.

Reviewed by Hannah Kelley Published on H-SAWH (October, 2008) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Citizens of a New Republic

Author: 
Rebecca Sharpless
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Montgomery

Montgomery on Sharpless, 'Work, Family, and Faith: Rural Southern Women in the Twentieth Century'

Rebecca Sharpless. Work, Family, and Faith: Rural Southern Women in the Twentieth Century. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006. 296 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1629-8.

Reviewed by Rebecca Montgomery Published on H-SAWH (September, 2008) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Rural Women's History as American History

Author: 
Tammy Evans
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Boyd

Boyd on Evans, 'The Silencing of Ruby McCollum: Race, Class, and Gender in the South'

Tammy Evans. The Silencing of Ruby McCollum: Race, Class, and Gender in the South. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. xv + 173 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2973-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Boyd (Department of Sociology, Emory and Henry College) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2008)

Disquiet

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